14 U.S. Code § 271. Promotions; appointments
2002—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 107–295 inserted at end “The names of all officers approved by the President and recommended by the board to be placed at the top of the list of selectees shall be placed at the top of the list of selectees in the order of seniority on the active duty promotion list.”
1989—Subsec. (e). Pub. L. 101–225 inserted “except that advice and consent is not required for appointments under this section in the grade of lieutenant (junior grade) or lieutenant” before the period at end of first sentence.
1985—Subsec. (d). Pub. L. 99–145 substituted “rear admiral (lower half)” for “commodore”.
1983—Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 97–417, § 2(5)(A), inserted a comma after “ensign may”.
Subsecs. (d) to (f). Pub. L. 97–417, § 2(5)(B), (C), added subsec. (d) and redesignated former subsecs. (d) and (e) as (e) and (f), respectively.
1970—Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 91–278 substituted “twelve” for “eighteen”.
Amendment by Pub. L. 103–337 effective Dec. 1, 1994, except as otherwise provided, see section 1691 of Pub. L. 103–337, set out as an Effective Date note under section 10001 of Title 10, Armed Forces.
Savings provisions in section 5(a), (b), and (d) of Pub. L. 88–130, protecting officers recommended for promotion or serving in temporary grade higher than permanent grade, are set out as a note under section 211 of this title.
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